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2005 Stories by Drexel Faris

Archives: 2006 | 2005
  • The Beatdown

    published December 22, 2005

    1. Cirez D, "Rematch (Original Mix)" (Mouseville): The track of the year. Cirez D delivers an instant club classic. 2. Pryda,... More >>

  • The Beatdown

    published December 15, 2005

    Justified or not, "trance" has become a dirty word in many IDM circles. Today's mainstream anthem-trance sound and the crossover success--and hero... More >>

  • The Beatdown

    published December 8, 2005

    Call the San Francisco dance scene eclectic if you want, but really, it has always been about house. In the past few years the dominant face of... More >>

  • The Beatdown

    published November 24, 2005

    Jeremy Word has already done enough for Dallas as Kid Icarus, a local DJ whose eclectic sets of techy hard-house have earned acclaim both locally... More >>

  • The Beatdown

    published November 17, 2005

    When one of your parents owns one of the most legendary venues in the world, breaks aren't hard to come by. Hell, how do you think Pauly "Comedy... More >>

  • The Beatdown

    published November 3, 2005

    If turntables outsell electric guitars and everyone and their mother is a DJ, then what exactly sets the Terry Mullans of the world apart? Hailing... More >>

  • The Beat Down

    published October 20, 2005

    In 2002, amidst a flurry of ironic, retro-referencing new-new-wave and electoclash offerings, Metro Area (Morgan Geist & Darshan Jesrani) proved... More >>

  • The Beat Down

    published October 13, 2005

    Bay area DJ Lorin Bassnectar appreciates the subtle dynamics inherent in the best trip-hop. Unafraid to stray from the incessant disco thud that... More >>

  • The Beat Down

    published September 29, 2005

    When a DJ is sometimes only as hot as his latest cut, it's easy to overlook the legends who made dance music so huge. And more than any of 'em,... More >>

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